São Paulo-Guarulhos Internaitional Airport

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São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport
Aeroporto Internacional de São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro
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Summary
Airport teep Public/Military
Operator Invepar-ACSA
Serves São Paulo
Location Guarulhos, Brazil
Hub for
Elevation AMSL 750 m / 2,459 ft
Wabsteid www.gru.com.br
Map
GRU is located in São Paulo
GRU
GRU
Location in São Paulo State
Runways
Direction Lenth Surface
m ft
09R/27L 3,000 9,843 Asphalt
09L/27R 3,700 12,139 Asphalt
Statistics (2013)
Passengers 36,460,923
Aircraft operations 273,882
Metric tonnes of cargo 448,274
Economic & social impact $3.4 billion & 154.1 thousand[1]
Statistics: Infraero[2]
Sources: Infraero[3] ANAC[4]

São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (IATA: GRUICAO: SBGR), popularly kent locally as Cumbica Airport efter the destrict whaur it is locatit an the Brazilian Air Force base that still exists at the airport complex, is the main airport servin São Paulo, Brazil. It is locatit in the municipality o Guarulhos in Greater São Paulo. Syne 28 November 2001 the airport haes been namit efter André Franco Montoro (1916–1999), umwhile Govrenor o São Paulo state.[5] The airport wis rebuistit as GRU Airport in 2012.[6]

In Brazil the airport wis rankit first in terms o transportit passengers, aircraft operations, an cargo handled in 2012, placin it as the busiest airport in Laitin Americae bi passenger traffec (36,000,000 in 2013).[7] Guarulhos haes slot restrictions, operatin wi a maximum o 45 operations/oor[8] an bein ane o the five airports wi such restrictions in Brazil (the ithers are São Paulo-Congonhas, Brasília, Belo Horizonte-Pampulha an Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont).[9]

Syne 2012, the airport haes been operatit bi a consortium componit o Invepar S/A, Airports Company South Africa, an Infraero.[10] Some o its facilities are shared wi the São Paulo Air Force Base o the Brazilian Air Force.

The Tropic o Capricorn goes directly throu the soothren tip o the airport.[11]

Control touer.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "São Paulo–Guarulhos International airport - Economic and social impact". Ecquants. Retrieved September 7, 2013. 
  2. "Movimento operacional da rede Infraero de janeiro a dezembro de 2012" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Infraero. Januar 14, 2013. Retrieved Januar 16, 2013. 
  3. "Sao Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport". Infraero. Retrieved Aprile 29, 2014. 
  4. "Lista de aeródromos públicos" (in Portuguese). ANAC. 
  5. "Lei n˚10.314, de 28 de novembro de 2001" (in Portuguese). Lei Direto. November 28, 2001. Retrieved August 8, 2011. 
  6. Dores, Kelly (November 27, 2012). "Aeroporto de Guarulhos adota nova identidade: GRU Airport". propmark (in Portuguese). Editora Referência. Retrieved Aprile 29, 2014. 
  7. "Estatísticas" (in Portuguese). Infraero. Retrieved Mairch 18, 2013. 
  8. Komatsu, Alberto (16 Mairch 2010). "ANAC vai por limite de pouso e decolagem em mais seis aeroportos" (in Portuguese). Valor Online. Retrieved Mairch 19, 2010. 
  9. "Anac restringe pousos e decolagens". Revista em Discussão (in Portuguese). Senado Federal (Brazilian Federal Senate). November 2010. Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  10. "Invepar Website.". Retrieved November 17, 2013. 
  11. "View of São Paulo-Guarulhos airport centered on the Tropic of Capricorn". Google Maps. Retrieved Julie 29, 2011. 

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